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    November 1, 2012
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of emergency. >> reporter: the officials say the crews working on getting the debris out of the way so they can get to the break and start repairs. >> here we are on -- a 12- inch water main break. it'll still be open for local traffic. no homes have lost water. they don't expect the lane to be open for at least two days though they can't say what the cause is yet. they say the -- cold could have been a problem. things a lot calmer than earlier in the week. the water that -- the damage there, not so bad here in chesapeake beach. the height of the wind and rain. >> there is a lot calmer here but is there more rain in the future? >> let's go to wyatt in the storm center to find out. >> reporter: sandy, what's
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left, still impacting us with the chilly temperatures, spinning rain and the gray sykes sykes -- gray skies, thank you sandy. the back side of the system. now centered well north of new york and outside the united states. the wrap around flow still bringing in the showers, clouds and basically just less than desirable weather. see a few spits of rain. watch out for the slick road. hour by hour we will look for a few showers going off to drizzle by midnight and will go down to 37 or so first thing tomorrow. that will be chilly. dress warm as you head out the door. we he will talk about how it'll change slightly for the weekend. look where it may rank all time among hurricanes. >> thank you. thousands of our neighbors would still be under their blankets tonight as the power company continues to work to get their lights back on.
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officials say they expect to have all of the customers have their power back on tomorrow night but in the meantime there are still plenty of downed wires. >> sandy hit new jersey shore harder than almost anywhere else and the president and the governor toured some of the devastation. today charlie spent hours getting a look for himself. >> reporter: charlie reporting for abc2 in atlantic city giving you an idea of how fortunate much of maryland and baltimore was because of this storm. sandy skirting to the north. i'm standing in the middle of the intersection at 3100 pacific avenue. one of the main arteries for atlantic city. the tropicana casino is next to us and you see no traffic. the street is barricaded off. street poles, completely knocked over. wind blasted out the windows some of the businesses, this is going to be a real mess for people in atlantic city for days to come and it's not just
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here. you have problems for homes, the boardwalk, completely ripped away. once again a sign of how luckly we were that this storm missed us. >> we have been saying for days now that maryland was lucky come compared to the damage in new jersey and now that the storm clean up is well underway here several communities decided to send some of the help up north. at 4:00 a.m. two ambulance teams baltimore city fire department went out to help in the recovery effort in new jersey in any way they can. >> don't know what too expect right now. it's -- a different environment than what we are used to. >> reporter: in terms of what they are going to do when they get to the communities in new jersey they expect to do it all. the teams are expected to head back to maryland in about a week. >> sandy may have spared many of the boats in the area but
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the waters are a whole different story. don harrison spent the day talking to chesapeake watermen. >> reporter: here -- a lot of water and keep their work boat this is a good time for the fishing business. when the gates open that changes anything things. mike middleton works the waters of the chesapeake. when the gatest the dam are opened the sediment and debris makes the trip down the bay. >> watermen do feel that -- the dam plays a big effect on the bay. in a negative draw. . >> reporter: just kind of shuts it down. economicly it's a huge impact to my business as well as anyone that's doing pretty much fishing right now. it's pretty big. >> reporter: it takes about two- or three-days for the debris and sediment to work down through the bay year and once it is the sediment settles to the bottom and the debris float around for quite a while.
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. >> now along with the pollution flowing through the dam environmentists suggest there is a measure of politics gushing through the gates as well. some local and state leaders held a news conference. criticizing the new costly measures on septic tanks and fencing farm fields when the bulk of the sediment comes storm run off. >> we have water coming up through the storm gates, that brings with it the significant sedim ent. all thing that pollute the bay. >> if we did nothing and just waited for them to fix the dam. we would suffer. our local waters would suffer, local streams, rivers, the bay would take its toll. maryland is contributing pollution to the bay. >> solutions are needed above and below the dam to help save the bay. >> they may be in the
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insurance business but in a situation what we have been facing after sandy they have mobilized. state farm going out to the eastern shore to get to people who may not be able to make it to them because of the storm damage. >> we were there as people living in baltimore picked up their sandbags before sandy and today we were there as they were supposed to be returned. the city has set up drop off locations for bags, to be handed out but so far not a lot of people have brought them back. people still have from ten to seven tomorrow to drop them off. >> and a very warm update to share with you tonight. yesterday the humane society was filled with cold animals and staff after several days without power using only a generator that failed that morning. tonight the power is back on and although they are ready for all the hard work subpoena planning for -- and planning
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for a big fundraiser. >> in other news, police fled your help finding this man. pictures were taken in a family dollar store back on october 21 president president -- police say he committed a sexo offense against a 6-year-old. he has two gold front teeth. one of them may have the letter j on it. >> and police are looking for a van driver who they say hit a person last night just after midnight and then drove away. police say someone driving a van they believe was either a pontiac montana or a chevrolet venture was heading north on richie highway when it happened. the person who was hit was seriously injuried the van will probably have damage to the front of the passenger side including the wind shield so if you know anything about this
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van, call police right now. >> put up your dukes, jamie will introduce us to the student athlete of the week. >> how this northeast student is ready to jab his way to fame and fortune. >> and tonight it's the biggest museum be show of the year. the cma's an abc. . >> all right. don't forget to check us out on mobile. our weather app gives you the temperature in your neighborhood. 47 westminister but only 46 in laurel. where it is in your neighborhood.
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maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6. because it's about fairness-- treating everyone equal under the law. and who could be against that?
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. a little bit of snow coating on the tops, not as much as they have in garret. wyatt will join us in two minutes to see in there is any snow in our future. >> we have been giving you a look at some of the area's best and brightest for weeks. tonight our student athlete of the week is a student who gets in the ring rather than step on the field. a kid who stands out in the crowd. shows up at four, runs two miles, works out for two hours, hits northeast high school and then hits the boxing club. >> i grew up there since i was about this tall, two years old and grew on me. >> reporter: left, right left, kick and punch. >> willing to push himself that extra mile. >> reporter: dad is the one who introduced him to boxing. >> i like training. i like to run and do the different work out was the sled
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team or in the weights. i like boxing. >> reporter: dad said if grades aren't up sports are out he has won the silver gloves at the i of eight. finished third in the nation at ten and by 11 he was a national champion. >> you have to stay focused, have you to pay attention and everything else. it transfers over to school. >> he just gets better every day. >> dedication. >> he has a future in this game. >> like to make it as big as i could >> that is impressive. >> is he pretty good. you know a kid like joe who say stand out on the classroom we want to know about him or her. go to the website, and nominate a local student for belaire honda student athlete of the week. way to go joe. >> and now, maryland's most accurate forecast. >> sandy putting down the snow
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across canada. areas in northern ontario getting snow and rain still sweeping down. yes even in maryland. a few showers out of sandy. how will she rank all time? still the big question mark. hurricane katrina 108 billion in damage. hurricane katrina by far the all time costliest united states storm before sandy. >>announcer: ke was number two at one third of the cost. that was 26 billion. ike hitting houston. andrew in 92 hitting south florida. sandy now had 55 billionl plus. we have much more to go. the final total -- sandy could be the most costly. it'll be a top hurricane storm. some of that cost coming here, you haven't seen the -- the word is big time damage there. outstanding state and national
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parks. the sea shore, delaware, tough times getting through there. the bridge holding up okay but a lot of sand washing over the access roads here in route one and then of course here in garret where even pictures a little tough to come by. the whole state with the impacts from sandy obviously. 47 degrees right now. dew point 38, a quiet chilly kind of day and evening. nice evening to just stay in. 50 -- normal 62, watch -- sandy just shifted the weather pattern. we were talking about this, this nice warmer than average, basically indian summer pattern, that's gone now. sunset 6:05. they are act to be around five once we get to sunday because we will end daylight saving time and roll the clocks back an hour. fall back. wind from the we to ten. here is the set up temperature wise across the state. upper 40s already. it'll be a chilly night in the
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30s, eventually cold air and continues to fill in behind sandy so she is still having her influence here across the east coast. we don't see a big change in the temperature pattern. no major shots of cold air on the map at the moment but also no significant warm up . there will be another cloudy day tomorrow as sandy churns up in southern canada. still wrap around flow. one potential rain system will stay to the south as a result as well. that's not -- a little silver lining there. no rain this weekend. sun comes back. tonight 37, tomorrow 53, that will be the two degree guarantee. into tomorrow night 35, really cold. that breeze tomorrow night. here is the outlook as we go forward. more of the same really. temperatures in the mid50s and again don't forget to set the clocks back for the weekend. sun mid50s. not bad for november but it's just a big change from a week ago. >> absolutely.
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>> no complaints. more of the same is good. >> live from the bridge stone arena in nashville it's the cma awards here on abc2 tonight. jason aldene, brad paisley, blake shelton and taylor swift. will hear from great acts on stage. one of them keith urban with the zach brown band. cm a's tonight at eight. >> taylor swift. all right. before the country [inaudible] >> check out the new episode of the list at seven. here is a look at what they are working on tonight. >> this evening women's hockey team is ready to take to the ice for their first ever home game. and it's world vegan day. some of the best deals around town. that and more.
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. here we are committed to giving you the information that you need when you head to the polls in november. so as part of our our
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commitment we are bringing you interview was the candidates. joining me is eric knowles. thank you for coming in. >> thank you for having me. >> let's talk about you brought a statement for us. >> i just want to tell everybody about myself. i'm republican candidate for congress. i'm running third district with the second [inaudible] in the country. normally a 34-year-old like me does president get involve -- doesn't get involved with such high level politics, i'm a bartender, i have a beautiful daughter. i have to say this so she will listen. this is a very important thing we do. i'm an air force veteran and i'm honor and duty bound to do what i do today which is to get up early in the morning and go out and campaign all day, very long days, e -- tiring days to bring back a constitutional government. though we have a lot of other
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issue that are going on in society, that can be handled at different points with different methed others, i'm a constitutionist and i believe the founding document needs to be respected. because it involves things like civil liberties which makes us americans, these are thing that if you are republican or democrat makes no difference, things that will pull us together. also with the economy which is another big sticking point. we are supposed to have constitutionly -- the congress is supposed to take care of our monetary policy but since we shrugged that off to another entity and it's not doing a good job of it. these are the things i want to get back to doing as a congressman if you will elect me, we will see a lot -- we will see things happen differently in this country. >> let's get to some of the questions, one thing people are wondering about is the economy. 16 trillon dollars in debt.
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unemployment at 8%, housing market is a mess. what would do you? >> you have to face it by addressing monetary policy. this is something that congress ignores even though we try to fix small things here and there. we are going to mess with this housinmarket, just try to -- increase jobs over here through the government expansion of some sort of program or another. the real thing that boils down is the economy is where the money comes and what it's made of. the fact we have a federal reserve that's about to again do another round of easing, the q3, this is going to add more basically just printing more money in to the economy that's going to add more of the inflation. the prices go up. the health care is more expensive. gas, you know everything at the grocery store is getting worse. this -- also drives up our
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debt. this is going to increase the amount which is gone to 16 trillon. is this a staggering number that my child and our children in this country are going to have to pay back. it's almost impossible to pay this down. we have put it off an other generations, we have to address the issue or we are just tinkering. >> you brought up children education as a big issue. do you agree with a recent argument that it's a civil rights issue? . i do believe it's a right for us to be educated. it's not a right to demand education from another person. i can't go to you and say i demand you give me education. that's a -- that's not quite -- a civil right as it is something we need to address as a people and as a nation. it is important. i was listening to a speaker who stated that when the -- the
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department of education was created we were the number one nation for education in the world. now we are down to like in the 20e. that's staggering. the first thing we need to fix is go back to the constitution which doesn't allow for department of education. now this would then put it back on the states to allow what goes on but for me, i believe that the parents and the teachers should have the most -- the largest say in what goes on with the students and how the money goes. this is how we should address at the lowest level instead of top down type of government controlling regulation we have now. >> i hate to cut you off but we have run out of the five minutes, thank you for coming in. >> i appreciate it. thank you. >> if you want to see this interview again you can log onto the website. don't forget to vote. >> day away from that. >> five-days out. world news next and see you
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after the cma's. >> have a good night. it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds,
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he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message.
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